Nuevocentro Shopping Montevideo Now Open

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

A new shopping center opened its doors this morning in a busy section of Montevideo, and shopaholics had filled the three-story complex by midday. The Nuevocentro Shopping Montevideo is a 742,000-square foot (69,000 square meter) project in a busy section of the Uruguay capital at the intersection of Luis Alberto de Herrera and Artigas Boulevard. The mall’s developer, Carlos Lecueder, tells …

Montevideo Airport Arrivals Reach Record 1.7 Million Passengers

Patrick Archer competitiveness, real estate, tourism, uruguay

Uruguay’s principal airport, Carrasco International, is on pace to tie the annual record for inbound passenger arrivals, according to data released yesterday at the First Annual International Air Transportation Forum (Foro del Aire) in Montevideo. Government officials estimate Carrasco (MVD) will receive 1.7 million passengers this year which ties the record set in 2011. This is an amazing rebound considering Uruguay’s …

Bid Process Opens For New Buenos Aires Convention Center

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate, tourism

Convention and expo tourism in Buenos Aires has surged in recent years, so the city’s newest urban development project should be a magnet for attracting more international trade and industry expos. The City of Buenos Aires will open a bid process before the end of the year for the construction of a new 200,000 square foot (19,000 m2) Convention and …

New Buquebus Does Buenos Aires To Montevideo In 2 Hours

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, franchises, tourism, uruguay, visionaries

Buquebus will christen the newest addition to its fleet tonight at 20:00 in Puerto Madero and, in the process, the Southern Cone finally gets its own Popemobile. Austarlian wave piercing ferry builder Incat Tasmania built the new LNG-powered vessel over the past three years. It is the world’s first high-speed dual fuel vehicle and passenger ferry capable of traveling at 58.1 …

Google Street View Cars Finally Begin Mapping Argentina

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, creative class, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, us companies

Brazil has it. Chile has it. Colombia has it. So when will the country that loves to look at itself have it? Very soon according to Google. Six years after its initial launch in the U.S., Google Street View has been rolled out to a few accessible corners of Latin America. A lack of highway infrastructure, paramilitary zones and small …